OECD's 2013 Economic Survey of Greece examines recent economic developments, prospects and policies. Special chapters cover restoring growth and fairly sharing the social impact of the crisis.
Table of contents:
Basic statistics of Greece, 2012 Executive summary 9 Assessment and recommendations 13 -Fostering an economic recovery 13 -Fiscal reforms to strengthen medium-term growth 24 -Easing financial conditions more rapidly 27 -Market reforms to foster growth 30 -Fairly sharing the costs and benefits of adjustment 36 -Bibliography 44 -Annex 1.A. Progress in structural reform 47 Chapter 1. How to get growth going 53 -Several obstacles have held back growth 58 -Recovery would benefit from more emphasis on pro-growth fiscal adjustment 74 -Labour market reforms have been key to better cost competitiveness 88 -Better functioning product markets to boost growth 91 -Bibliography 105 Chapter 2. A fair sharing of the costs and benefits of adjustment 109 -Taking stock of social developments 110 -The design of consolidation measures aimed at mitigating the distributional impact of adjustment 129 -Policy challenges ahead 134 -Bibliography 149